Nanoscience News

05/08/2017

Shining Light Deep into the Brain

Researchers create new optical brain probes.

05/08/2017

The Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge Funds Innovative, Cross-Cutting Research

Three interdisciplinary teams of researchers will develop novel tools and methods in the field of microbiome research.

04/28/2017

Berkeley Lab Scientists Discover New Atomically Layered, Thin Magnet

Study reveals unprecedented control of ferromagnetic behavior in 2-D material.

04/26/2017

Overhand or Underhand? Fast or Slow? Study Explores Optimal Throwing Strategies

Study looks at the trade-off between speed and accuracy.

04/21/2017

Black Silicon Prevents Eye Implant from Gumming Up

Microscopic eye implant's rough texture shrugs off attacking cells.

04/13/2017

Device Pulls Water From Dry Air, Powered Only By the Sun

The solar-powered harvester was constructed using a special material — a metal-organic framework, or MOF — produced at UC, Berkeley.

04/12/2017

New Electron Microscope Sees More Than An Image

It yields not just an image, but also a wealth of information about about the structure of the sample.

03/31/2017

Sculpting Optical Microstructures With Slight Changes in Chemistry

Theory helps better understand and control microfabrication

03/27/2017

Study to Focus on Breast Cancer's Effect on Bone Composition

A Cornell-led international research team has secured more than $1 million in funding from the Human Frontier Science Program.

03/15/2017

New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

A new materials discovery approach puts solar fuels on the fast track to commercial viability

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